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Biographical Text

Alan Gardiner came from a wealthy family which allowed him to devote his life to the study of antiquities and languages. He lived in many countries including England, Germany, and Egypt. Gardiner is best known for his book "Egyptian Grammar" a concise dictionary of Egyptian words and grammar rules which is still used today.

Birth Date

1879-03-29

Birthplace

Eltham, England

Death Date

1963-12-19

Occupation

Scholar, Egyptologist, Author

Bibliography

"Egyptian grammar; being an introduction to the study of hieroglyphs." Alan H. Gardiner, London: Published on behalf of the Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, by Oxford University Press.
"Who was who in Egyptology," Warren Dawson and Eric Uphill, accessed April 23rd 2015

Notable Family Members

Henry Balfour Gardiner, brother, composer.
Henry John Gardiner, father, businessman.
Clara Honey, mother.
Hedwig Rosen, wife.

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Gardiner_Alan

Abbreviated Biography

English Egyptologist and author of 'Egyptian Grammar'.

Citation

Citation

“Gardiner, Alan ,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed June 14, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/94.

Relationships

Item Relations

This Item is mentioned in Item: January 31st 1905
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 12 1904-1905

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